Afsana Tabibi

B.A. (Hons., Psychology), Trent University; M.A. (Critical Sociology), Brock University; Ph.D. (ABD., Sociology), York University
Afsana Tabibi
Surrey Office: Main 3850F

Afsana Tabibi (Ph.D., ABD) is an instructor in the Sociology department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Surrey Campus. She immigrated to Canada as an Afghan refugee at the age of four. Her experiences as a racialized (Afghan) refugee woman, growing up in Ontario, Canada, led directly to her M.A. and Ph.D., and continue to inform her interests in the areas of migration, immigration, resettlement, and refugee studies.

Afsana has been teaching at the post-secondary level of education since 2009. Prior to joining the department of Sociology at KPU, she taught at Brock University, York University, Humber College, and the University of Guelph-Humber. Afsana is an extremely passionate educator who is committed to excellent pedagogical practices. She understands that diversity is our strength, and therefore fosters an inclusive environment where all her students are made to feel secure and empowered.

Courses taught

  • SOCI 1125 - Introduction to Society
  • SOCI 3230 - International Migration